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Ray Beal

In this interview with Ray Beal, he shows us some old photographs of his family and the area. He also recalls stories of Tall Barney and a boat his father built for him. At the beginning of the recording his [wife] shows us her pet parrots.






Elle Gilchrist

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Suggested citation: Beal, Ray, The First Coast 2018 Oral History Interview, (October 2018), by Galen Koch, 19 pages, Maine Sound and Story. Online: Insert URL (Last Accessed: Insert Date).


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